Wooden Enclosed Bed: Bed chambers in the gothic period were originally all enclosed into a wall due to cold winters, it helped better insulate the room rather than having a bed exposed in a large area. They often served as storage containers too, having cabinets and cupboards below or to the side in the same structure.
You can create a unique piece of furniture for your home by following this design for a built-in bed. This article has an outline of a few surprisingly simple techniques and a basic plan for constructing the bed — from there you can tweak the design to truly fit your home. When you’re finished you’ll have a cozy, custom-built bed, as well as some very handy storage space.
Gardner created a modified two-story space with a stairway-meets-storage-space that leads up to a lounge loft area with a custom bed pod below. The final result is a seamless structure that offers places to eat, store clothing, lounge and sleep. ON REMODELISTA: 17 of the Most Clever Places to Store